Oregon Trail Memorial - Gering, NE
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation
N 41° 48.345 W 103° 49.801
13T E 597190 N 4628870
Quick Description: Memorial honoring all trail travelers who died on the trail.
Location: Nebraska, United States
Date Posted: 11/2/2014 8:24:52 PM
Waymark Code: WMMTFG
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 6

Long Description:
The Oregon Trail Memorial is a bronze tablet and a round bronze Oregon Trail Memorial disc set in a stone. The memorial is located off Robidoux Road (also known as Robadeau Pass Road) west of Scottsbluff National Monument. According to the nearby Roubedeau (the spelling of the name varies) Historical Marker the cemetery contains the graves of 5 unknown emigrants.

Tablet text:
Honoring these and all the thousands who lie in nameless graves along the trail. Faith and courage such as theirs made America. May ours preserve it.

The memorial was placed by the Katahdin Chapter, D. A. R. in 1942.
Marker Name: Oregon Trail Memorial

City: no

Roadside: yes

Other: no

Web Address if available:: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Post Pictures:
1. Close up of historical marker
2. Picture of surrounding area (would prefer to have the marker in the picture also). Thanks!
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